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by Staff Writer / Colorado Avalanche
On Thursday, May 19, Governor Hickenlooper will sign the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets Signature License Plate Bill authorizing Kroenke Sports Charities to begin selling the special team license plates on Jan. 1, 2012.   House Bill 11-1316 was passed by the State Legislature last week. 

HB 1316 authorizes Kroenke Sports Charities (the foundation for the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets that has donated millions to non-profit organizations throughout the State) to offer Signature Team License Plates for sale.  Proceeds from the license plate sales will benefit education, health, recreation programs for children and families supported by Kroenke Sports Charities.

WHO:       Governor John Hickenlooper and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Chief Executive 
                  Officer Jim Martin will be joined by Denver Nuggets Mascot Rocky, Colorado Avalanche
                  Mascot Bernie, HB 1316 sponsor Senator Michael Johnston and several youth hockey
                  or basketball players at

WHAT:      HB 1316 ceremonial signing

WHEN:     Thursday, May 19
                   5:00 p.m.

WHY:         Proceeds from license plate sales will support non-profit agencies throughout the
                   State as part of Kroenke Sports Charities outreach efforts.

HOW:        Kroenke Sports Charities collected more than 5,000 signatures from Avalanche and
                   Nuggets fans expressing interest in purchasing a team specific license plate.  HB
                   1316- sponsored by Representative Kevin Priola / Henderson / District 33 and Senator
                   Michael Johnston / Denver / District 30 was passed during the legislative session
                   which ended last week.

WHERE:    South High School – North Gymnasium
                   1700 E Louisiana
                   Denver, Colorado
                   Parking – east (back lot) of South High School – park close to school
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